Algonquin College

Applied Museum Studies

Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Health and Community Studies (Ottawa Campus)
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Museology/Museum Studies
Description:This three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma program provides students with technical knowledge and skills to support curatorial and conservation activities in the museum, heritage and cultural sectors. Students develop capabilities related to cultural resource management, focusing on collections care, research and interpretation. Areas of study include classifying, cataloguing and interpreting collections of artifacts and works of art, constructing and installing exhibits and displays, assessing, preserving and treating material culture.

The diverse scope of the program provides students an opportunity to integrate learning in a variety of educational and real-world settings. Through a field placement, students gain valuable practical experience and network with professionals in a cultural institution.
URL:Applied Museum Studies at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,232

Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Books and supplies cost approximately $1,000 for first year, $410 for second year, $150 for third year. Supplies can be purchased at the campus store.
Scholarships:5
Careers:3

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Complete a questionnaire which will be used in the selection of eligible applicants.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 23, 2016